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Northrop Grumman Principal Systems Engineer in Clearfield, Utah

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.

Northrop Grumman is looking for a PROJECT ENGINEER in Clearfield, Utah

Role Description:

Successful candidate will be responsible for leading the Orion, C30XL, and LAS IPT teams in developing, defining, and improving processes and products as measured by customer satisfaction, safe execution, process improvements, quality consistency, and design compliance.


Lead the program IPT teams for rocket motor and igniter fabrication

Work closely with all member of the IPT team which include but are not limited to: Program Management, Engineering, Quality, Tooling, Materials, Scheduling, Facilities, Maintenance, Operations; ensuring all requirements are met for the products being fabricated.

Interface regularly with local program office and customer at Propulsion Systems and Launch Vehicle Groups

Support program office monthly SIT meetinggs.

Member of the Material Review Board (MRB) for the described programs

Support proposal efforts for extension of existing program contracts and seeking new business awards

Mentor and train new engineers as they are hired onto the engineering team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with current Orion, C30XL, and LAS customers (PS and LV)


Minimum Requirements:


Excellent problem solving skills are a must

Thorough knowledge and experience in the case manufacturing processes of

Rubber Molding, Wound Elastomeric Insulators, Filament Winding, Cure, Machining, and Testing

Knowledge of configuration management best practices

Excellent communication and technical presentation skills

Knowledge of both the engineering and quality sides of Material Review Board (MRB)


Detailed understanding of process control through SPC process monitoring techniques

Working knowledge of root cause and corrective action (RCCA) techniques (KT, 5-Why, Fishbone, Fault Tree)

Working knowledge of PFMEA and other advanced quality improvement tools

Ability to effectively maneuver through political situations and anticipate roadblocks

This position can be hired at the Principal Level with a BS Degree in Engineer and 5 Years of Experience or a Senior Principal Level with 9 Years and BS Degree in Engineering

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Engineering